Deadline Extended for Second Century Prize Nominations

Nominations for the WNBA Second Century Prize have been extended through March 15, so you still have a few more days to get that in!


A reminder:   The criteria for the prize will be:

  •        A national nonprofit literacy organization focusing on women and children which actively demonstrates the positive effects and joys derived from reading
  •        A domestic, not international, organization
  •        An organization that is accredited and fully vetted to be compatible with the mission of WNBA
  •        An organization in existence for a minimum of five years at the time of the presentation
  •        An organization in which the monetary amount of the prize would make a difference to its mission

Click the link below for the nomination form. Please email the completed form to Mary Grey James at

A committee of five WNBA members will select the winning organization. The winning organization will be awarded a monetary prize of $2,500.



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The Women’s National Book Association was founded in 1917 by female booksellers who weren’t allowed in the men’s organizations. Nearly 100 years later, the WNBA is still supporting women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season!

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